corporate stock

Definition

An instrument that signifies an ownership position, or equity, in a corporation, and represents a claim on its proportionate share in the corporation's assets and profits. However, the claim to a company's assets and earnings of most stockholders is subordinated to the claim that the company's debtors have on its assets and earnings. also called equities or equity securities or corporate stock.

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You need to make sure that you have done all of your research before you decide it is time to invest in corporate stock.

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I had a generous amount of corporate stock, and wasn't looking to dump it anytime soon, despite what the analysts were saying.

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I invest in the corporate stock of Lululemon, Whole Foods, Nike and Apple because I want to have equity in companies that I believe in, and in the corporate stock of some miscellaneous companies that I am less knowledgeable about because they offer strong dividends for an income investor like myself.

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